in and of itself

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: and of itself - with respect to its inherent nature; "this statement is interesting per se"
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Dan Ablan and Randy Sharp's Lightwave 8 Killer Tips (0735713715, $39.99) provides a handbook written by Dan Alban, a AGA Digital Studios president who runs 3D animation for a living, and visual effects artist Randy Sharp, who specializes in modeling, lighting and feature film work: together their knowledge of the Lightwave 8 program is 'killer' in and of itself. The task-oriented Lightwave 8 Killer Tips provides tips on how to streamline usage and enhance results, with individual chapters covering shortcuts, hidden secrets, and tips on modeling, selecting, and saving in different ways.